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Speech-Language Pathologist | Adult Communications Disorders
Location:Salmon Arm
Facility:SHUSWAP LAKE GEN HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01509793
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HSA
Facility:SHUSWAP LAKE GEN HOSPITAL
Department:SLH SPEECH THERAPY
Reports To:PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER AND/OR DESIGNATE
Hourly Wage:$36.27 - $45.25
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

A Speech-Language Pathologist opportunity available now at the Shuswap Lake General Hospital!

As a Speech-Language Pathologist, you will work in a medical team based environment where service will focus primarily on adults with communication and /or swallowing disorders.

Speech-Language Pathologists in the acute care setting provide evaluation and treatment of swallowing disorders and speech and language problems resulting from strokes, head injury, respiratory issues, and/or other medical complications. The Speech-Language Pathologist works directly with clients and their caregivers for the purpose of creating environments that promote optimal communication/swallowing. There is an expectation to be competent in dysphagia management, including conducting and interpreting videofluoroscopic examinations.

Casual employment means work requirements can vary between Zero and 37.5 hours per week. Casual employees receive 12.6% of their straight time pay, exclusive of all premiums, in lieu of scheduled vacations and statutory holidays. Upon completion of 180 hours, there is option of purchasing medical, dental and extended health benefit plans. Shifts when available will fall within a Monday to Friday schedule.

Interior Health is strongly committed to staff development and encouraging growth. We offer great benefits and fulfilling opportunities to support and enhance knowledge and skills and help you progress at every stage of your Speech-Language Pathologist career.
 
Qualifications

• Registration as a Speech-Language Pathologist with the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC.
• One year’s clinical experience with adults in a hospital setting and/or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Experience with Dysphagia Management and communication disorders would be an asset.
• Valid BC Driver’s license where required.


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* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT